Bigger than hockey: Standing together for change

NHLPA members and others around hockey have voiced a call to stand together for change.

Bigger than hockey: Standing together for change

In the aftermath of recent events in Minnesota, and the resulting protests around the country, NHLPA members and the hockey community have voiced a call to stand together for change.

Couture's message, in support of San Jose Sharks teammate Evander Kane and Akim Aliu, who recently shared his own experiences with racism through a personal essay released through The Players' Tribune, was appreciated by both men. 

Players from around the league and sport also took to Twitter to share their thoughts on a desire for change through an end to racism and violence:

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